Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicLoan waiver

Topic: Loan waiver

Supreme Court defers hearing on pleas on loan moratorium to 5 November

The pleas pertained to charging of interest on interest by banks on EMIs unpaid by borrowers after availing the loan moratorium scheme of RBI during 1 March to 31 August.

In ‘Diwali bonus’, govt waives interest-on-interest even for those who didn’t opt for moratorium

After its affidavit to SC, govt orders issues waiver norms including cashback by 5 November. All standard accounts up to 29 February eligible for benefits.

‘Their Diwali is in your hands’ — SC asks Centre to implement interest waiver at earliest

The SC has asked the government to fix a definite date for implementation of its decision to waive compound interest on loans up to Rs 2 crore for the six-month moratorium period.

Modi govt agrees in SC to waive compound interest on loans upto Rs 2 crore for 6 months

Finance ministry says relief to all borrowers will be admissible to the categories specified irrespective of whether the borrowers had availed the moratorium or not.

SC extends interim order on loan moratorium to 28 September, says keen to waive interest

Supreme Court gives Modi govt over 2 more weeks to decide on waiver of interest for moratorium period after considering interest of all classes of creditors & all sectors of economy.

India’s farm economy needs liberalisation, not periodic political charity

India has to turn its farm economy from a charity institution to a vibrant, self-sustaining growth sector.

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Made in Mandsaur’ pitch is same old same old

The 50-word Edit — ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

BJP’s Karnataka manifesto lures farmers with gold for brides, loan waiver and irrigation funds

The manifesto for the Karnataka assembly polls also promised to revive a scheme to protect cows.

Why an agriculture economist wants India to dump food subsidies

According to Ashok Gulati, the system’s bias towards consumers needs to be dumped, as do the dole model and export bans.

On Camera

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Conspiracy being hatched to kill me, says Imran Khan

For US, Pakistan’s become too hot to handle. A raging Imran Khan is only making it worse

Pakistan needs the US. But there is the question of what Washington thinks Islamabad can deliver in its current state. In Pakistan, even China has burnt its fingers.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.

Defence

File photo of Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif speaking in the National Assembly | ANI

India expects ‘nothing dramatic’ from new Pakistan govt, ‘terror must stop for normalisation’

With Shehbaz Sharif government in power now, there's speculation that ties between India and Pakistan, which worsened after Balakot air strike, could see major improvement.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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